Pachira aquatica

Regular price $20.00 $0.00 Unit price per
  • full sun
  • partial sun
  • showy flowering plant

Guiana Chestnut is a great example of a well known houseplant that attains a massive size when grown outdoors in South Florida. Native to Central and South America, it first became popular as the “money tree,” in Asia. Now grown worldwide as a houseplant, its shiny compound leaves and curiously swollen stem give small specimens the appearance of a miniature tree. When grown outdoors to maturity, it has a massive buttressed trunk, large cream colored flowers with a puff of orange stamens, and fruits that look like footballs. (Pot size: 3 gallon)

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